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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Clawhammer Oktoberfest is a lightly colored, but toasty, rich and full bodied Marzen style lager, brewed with traditional German malt and the finest noble hops. A spicy hop finish and aroma balance out the abundance of malt flavor. Clawhammer means pure high-country enjoyment!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Magjayran (1379) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 20, 2008
A little brighter looking than other o fest beers. This is just another super sweet oktoberfest lager with a bit of apple juice and a very slight hop bite at the end. Solid but not my thing.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cpetrone84 (1367) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 7, 2010
A-pours a light golden amber color, completely transparent with a thin off white head. S-sweet caramel malts up front as an earthy bready malt takes over, notes of metallic phenol lie in front of a spicy herbal hop character. T-caramel and bready malts, thick malt body up front, phenols stronger in the taste, a little metallic, crisp spicy herbal hops with light bitterness in the finish. M-medium to full body, thick and slightly stick malt body are rather present with a crisp semi dry finish. D-relatively drinkable with bold malt flavors and well balanced hop presence. good feel to it with a hint of phenol that does seem to detract from the overall taste and aroma.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Chipalsa (1307) - Florida, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Not at all a bad Marzen, only a tad thin in body and too hoppy to really sit back and appreciate. German malts are evident with the notes of toffee but after a while it just gets pretty bitter and distracting. Ayinger still reigns supreme here :-P.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmongoose (1250) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 18, 2014
12oz bottle pours a murky orange color with a quickly dissipating white head. the aroma is of malts, semi sweet with some touches of hops is the best I can come up with. the flavor is malt forward with some mild bitterness in the middle and on the end. pleasant tasting for this style of beer. seems like mild breadiness in there as well...almost an orange taste but I could be wrong. overall decent and drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GJF (1241) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - OCT 12, 2009
Solid Oktoberfest. Pours a bright copper, big white head. Caramel and bread dough flavors, just a bit of hop at the end. Pretty straightforward.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jjuf1853 (1233) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2012
Draft at World Of Beer in Land O Lakes. Clear amber pour with a foamy white head. Roasted caramel malt aroma and flavor with some lingering spices. Decent but far from exciting.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Itzjerm (1192) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUL 27, 2014
Not much flavor or nose. Horrible Octoberfest. Not very malty not very enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rrauth (1177) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Bottle. Crisp and light tasting. Nice for the fall. Nice beer for a sat afternoon raking leaves. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pumpmaster (1124) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - NOV 12, 2012
3 ounce sampler at the Grovetoberfest Miami beer festival 10/13/12. Very good!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - NOV 1, 2008
A nice brew. pours out an orange color with a smaller head. aroma was your typical marzen. flavor was also your typical but had a nice clean finish


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